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Call for Proposal-Supporting the private sector development in Lebanon-Increase the competitiveness of the vegetables and/or the citrus and/or the avocado value chain(s) in Akkar region

Call for Proposal-Supporting the private sector development in Lebanon-Increase the competitiveness of the vegetables and/or the citrus and/or the avocado value chain(s) in Akkar region
DEADLINE: Tue, 10/03/2017
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In the framework of the “Private Sector Developpement” (PSD) Programme, funded by the European Union, Expertise France is launching a restricted Call for Proposals to increase the competitiveness of the vegetables and/or the citrus and/or the avocado value chain(s) in Akkar region.

In the first instance, only Concept Notes must be submitted for evaluation, with a deadline for submission of Concept Notes on October 3, 2017 at 16:00, Beirut Time, Lebanon.

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 1.600.000. Expertise France may award 2 grants of EUR 800.000, or 1 grant of EUR 800.000 and 2 grants of EUR 400.000 or 4 grants of EUR 400.000.

The present restricted call for proposals has for scope the implementation of the project in Akkar region and will contribute to the project objectives by increasing the competitiveness of selected value chain, i.e. vegetables, citrus and avocado, through:

  • Providing technical assistance to farmers
  • Facilitate the creation of linkages between value chain actors
  • Improve post-harvest facilities
  • Improve existing or support the creation of new processing facilities
  • Improve value chain actor marketing and promotion strategies.
  • Facilitate actors upgrading of value chain governance

An information session on this Call for Proposals will be held on 8 September 2017 in the conference room at the Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture of Tripoli & North Lebanon (CCIAT, Bechara EL-Khoury Boulevard, Tripoli), from 9.00 am to 12 pm.

Any questions can also be addressed by email by September 21, 2017, at the latest, indicating clearly the reference of this call for proposals.

The guidelines for applicants and all the annexes related to this call for proposals can be downloaded from the following link https://www.expertisefrance.fr/offer-detail?id=612003

Any new information related to this call for proposals will be published on the above mentioned website.

 

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